Homophagy in antiquity has been one of the most basic rituals of the Orpheus’ and Dionysus’ ecstatic mysteries. As the word itself states, it was the practice of eating raw meat, which in mystical cults had a ritual character. Homophagy as a ritual habit appeared in much earlier times. According to some testimonies, in fact, this ritual at the beginning of its appearance required the sacrifice of a human victim. We will examine this version below.